Margaret Wilkinson

Fiction Development

Margaret Wilkinson

Recently retired senior lecturer in prose and scriptwriting on the MA in Creative Writing at Newcastle University, where she has taught prose writing for many years, Margaret Wilkinson writes both prose and script. Her short stories have been widely published in literary magazines, she’s has one published novel, and her radio dramas have been broadcast on BBC Radio 4 Afternoon Play, Saturday Drama; Writing the Century; and Woman’s Hour. She has also written several stage plays performed in theatres across the UK. Currently she teaches prose workshops for Newcastle Centre for the Literary Arts and is a regular contributor to the magazine, Mslexia, reviewing recent collections of short stories and writing articles on getting to grips with the craft of prose.

Upcoming Courses

Fiction Development, Novel Writing

Getting Started: Beginners' Fiction (Newcastle)

A twelve-week creative writing course for beginners. Playful, serious and fun, it asks what writing is and why we do it.


Starting out

What do these levels mean?




12 weeks


Margaret Wilkinson

Start Date

Thursday 06 Apr 2023

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